Mix of the Week – Kayla Painter

A curated series where Mesh commission artists to make an hour-long mix of whatever inspires them to experiment, produce, and what they listen to.

Adopted Bristolian, Kayla Painter connects Mesh to sound on this months series, which is also the name of her aptly titled radio show on Giles Petersons’ World Wide FM. Kayla compiles an hour-long demonstration of her innovative and experimental palette ranging all the way from mid-paced downtempo bass stompers, bouncy jovial electro to warping melodic IDM productions with some firm original works from her own projects.

“The cover for this mix was a collaboration between myself and my longstanding visual artist, Jason Baker. We work closely together on creating a unique audiovisual world with my live show, and this carries across to artwork too. I wanted to reflect the detail in some of the tracks I’ve chosen for this mix in the artwork, which we did by choosing the texture of the landscape. The artwork is an extension of the visual world we create, which explores lost futures through recontextualising objects and spaces that feel familiar.” – Kayla Painter 

01. Telalla s – Nicolas Jaar
02. Rock in The Video Age – Jan Jelinek
03. Parallel 2 – Four tet
04. Powergraze 3D – Llyr
05. What Does Your Heart Tell You? – Eomac
06. Made of Light – Kayla Painter
07. Emergence in Nature – Hannah Peel
08. Timshel – M Vaughan
09. Broken Fury (Ikonika Remix) – Mr Beatnick
10. Pressure Points – Nosaj Thing
11. On – Kelly Lee Owens
12. Blood Orange Beach – Kayla Painter
13. Keep Under Wraps – Kayla Painter
14. 51 Endless Pulses – Lapalux
15. Square Fifths – Beatrice Dillon
16. Waves – Shuttle358

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Director and DJ, Ian French (Naif) is passionate about many genres of music from Breakbeat and Drum & Bass to Techno and Electronica. A man that lives in a world of bass and beats, Ian is an obsessive collector of music and a true geek at heart, with many years spent in application design.